Friday, 1 June 2012

FORD’S JUBILEE CAR JOINS CELEBRATIONS



The Ford Consul was built at Dagenham in 1952, and featured a fuel economy of around 24-28 mpg and had a maximum speed of 75mph.

1952

PRODUCTION
Dagenham Vehicle Production in 1952 - 93,499 (266 per day)

FUEL ECONOMY
Fuel Economy for the Dagenham-built 1951 Ford Consul - 24-28mpg

PRICING
Price for the Dagenham-built 1951 Ford Consul - £809 (including purchasing tax)

MAXIMUM SPEED
Maximum Speed for the Dagenham-built 1951 Ford Consul - 75mph

EQUIPMENT
Equipment for the Dagenham-built 1951 Ford Consul included a front bench seat, radio (optional) and heater (optional for additional £10)

2012

PRODUCTION
Dagenham Engine Production in 2011 -987,078 (2,812 per day)

FUEL ECONOMY
Fuel Economy for the 2012 Dagenham-powered 1.6 Litre TDCi Ford Focus - 67.3mpg

PRICING
Price for the 2012 Dagenham-powered 1.6 Litre TDCi Ford Focus - £17,795 (on the road)

MAXIMUM SPEED
Maximum Speed for the 2012 Dagenham-powered 1.6 Litre TDCi Ford Focus - 120mph

EQUIPMENT
Equipment available for the 2012 Ford Focus includes Ford's Easy Fuel capless refuelling system and Electronic Stability Programme as standard, Ford's Active Park Assist, Active City Stop, Lane Departure Warning, Traffic Sign Recognition (optional).

Source: Ford